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An Extended Flu Season Is Hurting The Kentucky Blood Center

The Kentucky Blood Center says the flu has caused potential donors to cancel appointments and has even caused schools and businesses to cancel blood drives because so many people are out sick. Denise Fields– Kentucky Blood Center, tells WJRS News they’ve seen over 600 fewer donors this last year. http://lakercountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/CKBC-3-29-17.mp3 ...

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Kindergarten Registration

Parents of students starting kindergarten in the Salem school district in the 2017-18 school year, the registration will be taking place Wednesday. Principal KJ Webb reminds parents what they’ll need to bring. http://lakercountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/KJ-Salem-3-29-17.mp3

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The Russell County High School Is Hosting A College Admissions Night

All students from Freshman up to Seniors are invited to come out to this special night geared toward getting those students prepared for college. Robin Rixon College and Career Readiness Counselor at the High School explains what will take place this evening. http://lakercountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/Rixon-3-28-17.mp3

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A Russell Springs Man Will Be Arraigned In Russell Circuit Court Tuesday Morning On Distribution And Possession /Viewing Of Matter Portraying A Sexual Performance By A Minor

21 year old Stephen M. Stargle will be formally advised of the charges against him and asked for a plea to the charges Tuesday morning before Circuit Court Judge Vernon Miniard Jr. Stargle was arrested as the result of an undercover Internet Crimes Against Children investigation. The KSP Electronic Crime ...

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A Russell County Man Was Killed In A Single-Vehicle Accident Saturday Just West Of Fishing Creek Bridge Along The Cumberland Parkway


According to the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office, at 3:40 p.m., 62-year-old Terry Pierce from Russell Springs wrecked on a 2012 Harley Davidson three wheeled motorcycle. Witnesses told the Sheriff’s Office that the victim was swerving and lost control; Sheriff’s Office Public Affairs Officer Karl Clinard noted that motorcycles of that ...

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A Big Drug Roundup Occurred Friday

  On Friday, March 24, 2017, Sheriff Clete McAninch & Deputies fanned out across Russell County armed with arrest warrants for 13 persons for trafficking in Methamphetamine. This brings to 20 the number of persons charged with selling meth in Russell County since early January. Of the 13 sought Friday, ...

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WSRI Grant

The Russell County School District is teaming up with Adair and Casey County to file for a grant for a new Technology Center that would be located next to the High School. Superintendent Michael Ford tells WJRS News the details on the filing to the WSRI Grant. http://lakercountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/Ford-3-27-17.mp3

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